Los Angeles Department of Mental Health
Former Foster Youth Lands $1.2M Contract to Bolster L.A.’s Child Welfare System with Outside Talent
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a plan Tuesday to bring an infusion of fresh talent and ideas into the ranks of its local child welfare professionals. The board unanimously approved a $1.2 million contract to fund five 18-month child welfare fellowships through Foster America, a fast-growing nonprofit led by a former foster youth with an impressive career in Washington, D.C.
L.A. County Agencies Chart Impact of Immigration Policies on Children
At a meeting of the Los Angeles County Children’s Commission on Monday, several Los Angeles County agencies and advocates described the impact of tightening federal immigration policies on children and families in the county.